Create a comparison matrix that describes the components of the research study. Be sure to include the following in your matrix: · Major differences, as it relates to the components, between qualitative and quantitative designs · Identify levels of evidence provided by each study and the implications to its validity.

Research Designs Matrix

Use the two faculty-approved articles from Week Three to complete this assignment:

Create a comparison matrix that describes the components of the research study. Be sure to include the following in your matrix:

· Major differences, as it relates to the components, between qualitative and quantitative designs

· Identify levels of evidence provided by each study and the implications to its validity.

· The key details of the two research approaches

· Some important areas to highlight in the description include:

· Summary of the problem statement

· Delimitations and/or Assumptions

· Definition of concepts or terms

· Hypothesis/research question

· Research methodology

· Results

· Implications of the study

Here are the two Faculty approved articles to use for this assignment: one is quantitative and the other is qualitative.

Cimiotti, J. P., Aiken, L. H., Sloane, D. M., & Wu, E. S. (2012). Nurse staffing, burnout, and health care-associated infection. American journal of infection control40(6), 486-490.

Billeter?Koponen, S., & Freden, L. (2005). Long?term stress, burnout and patient-nurse relations: qualitative interview study about nurses’ experiences. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences19(1), 20-27.

Use the attached Matrix for the assignment.